Mises Wire

If One Wishes to Discredit Capitalism, One Should at Least Understand How It Works

SocialismCalculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/26/2024

Scott R. Sehon tries to be intellectually honest in his critique of capitalism and his endorsement of socialism, but David Gordon writes that Sehon needs to better know the arguments favoring capitalism.

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Climate Deniers Deny Socialism. That's Why the Regime Hates Them.

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationThe EnvironmentSocialism

Blog01/26/2024

So-called climate change is really an excuse for government to do what it does worst: intervene in our economic affairs. While government efforts will not cool the planet, they will make life more difficult for the planet’s inhabitants.

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The Next Austrian School Renaissance

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/25/2024
I am convinced that books like Human Action in particular, and the Austrian School in general, are more needed than ever if Western civilization is to be saved from the onslaught of “cultural” Marxist totalitarians.
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Biden and Forgotten Federal Financial Tyranny

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProgressivismThe Police State

Blog01/25/2024

Under Obama and Biden, the banking sector has been weaponized against industries American leftists don't like.  The Obama administration acted as if its regulatory targets did not deserve due process, and the program ravaged far and wide.

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Unbreakable Union: Lessons Learned from the Demise of the Soviet Union

World History

Blog01/25/2024

The utmost importance of property rights for human dignity and prosperity cannot be overestimated. Unfortunately, it is still far from being understood by the majority of people.

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The Federal Government’s Version of "Fiscal Responsibility" Offends Merriam and Webster

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationPoliticsTaxes and Spending

Blog01/25/2024

President Biden declared in his recent budget speech that his administration was proposing a "fiscally responsible" budget. Welcome to Wonderland.

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The Fed Prepares for a Bank Crisis While Telling Americans the Economy is Strong

Fed WatchMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksPolitics

Blog01/25/2024

No, Paul Krugman, the economy is not strong. The Fed and its supporters are in the "move along, there's nothing to see" mode when it comes to our troubled banking system.

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A Field Guide to Dubious Fact-Checking

EducationMedia and CulturePoliticsProgressivism

Blog01/24/2024

Fact-checking has become a veritable industry in the media. However, the conclusions of “fact checkers” mysteriously seem to align with the opinions of elites. That’s their story, and political, educational, and social elites are sticking to it.

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